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Benjamin Leo San Fellipo

  • Birth 9 Dec 1920 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Death 20 Sep 2011 Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 76879792

Mr. Benjamin L. San Fellipo, 90, a resident of Quincy Village, Quincy, PA, passed away at 12:20 P.M., Tuesday, September 20, 2011 in Waynesboro Hospital, Waynesboro, PA.

Born December 9, 1920 in Washington D.C., he was the son of the late Frank J. and Ella F. (Knott) San Fellipo.

Mr. San Fellipo was a graduate of St. Paul's Academy in Washington D.C. with the Class of 1939.

He served in the United Sates Navy as a Yeoman 1st Class where he was stationed at the U.S. Naval Amphibious Base in Falmouth, England during World War II.

He and his wife, the late Mrs. Helen A. (Manley) San Fellipo, were married November 27, 1948 in Washington D.C. She passed away September 22, 2006.

Mr. San Fellipo was employed as a Military Personnel Management Specialist; Office Assistant for General Officer Matters for the Department of the Air Force in Arlington, VA. He retired February 27, 1976 after 38 years of service and was the recipient of the Civilian Meritorious Service Medal, the highest award given to a civilian retiree.

He was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church, Joe Stickell American Legion Post #15 and Fraternal Order of Eagles #1758, all of Waynesboro, Harry D. Zeigler VFW Post #6319 of Greencastle, National Association of Retired Federal Employees and National AARP.

Mr. San Fellipo enjoyed traveling with his wife.

He is survived by two children, Maureen A. Willett and her husband, Russell, of Titusville, FL and Francis J. San Fellipo and his wife, Ruby E. of Eldersburg, MD; one granddaughter, Jennifer E. San Fellipo; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Mildred Harris, Mary Frances Loskill and Helen Stanley; and three brothers, Paul San Fellipo, Joseph San Fellipo and John San Fellipo.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, September 23, 2011 in St. Andrew Catholic Church, 12 North Broad Street, Waynesboro, with the Rev. John B. Bateman officiating. Burial will follow in St. Andrew's Cemetery, Waynesboro where military graveside honors will be conducted by the Honor Guard of Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post #1599, Chambersburg, PA.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M., Thursday, in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 South Broad Street, Waynesboro.



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  • Originally Created by: Gary Snowberger
  • Added: 21 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76879792
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Leo San Fellipo (9 Dec 1920–20 Sep 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76879792, citing Saint Andrew Catholic Cemetery, Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by SMSmith (contributor 46491005) .